It's 1985 and Brian Jackson has arrived at university with a burning ambition - to make it onto TV's foremost general knowledge quiz. But no sooner has he embarked on 'The Challenge' than he finds himself falling hopelessly in love with his ...
teammate, the beautiful and charismatic would-be actress, Alice Harbinson.When Alice fails to fall for his slightly over-eager charms, Brian comes up with a foolproof plan to capture her heart once and for all. He's going to win the game, at any cost, because - after all - everyone knows that what a woman really wants from a man is a comprehensive grasp of general knowledge ...Starter for Ten is a comedy about love, class, growing-up and the all-important difference between knowledge and wisdom. Are you up to the challenge of the funniest novel in years?
Humour inglese allo stato puro. Brian, studente insicuro del proprio aspetto fisico e del proprio status sociale, arriva in una esclusiva università inglese grazie al suo ottimo profitto scolastico. E qui si scontra con l'amore, nelle vesti di una
..." bellissima, popolarissima, aristocratica compagna (ma non altrettanto simpatica). Brian è ovviamente adorabile, e le sue avventure esilaranti. Mi sono divertita immensamente, anzi confesso che mi sono davvero sganasciata. Consigliatissimo, che dico, obbligatorio.Continua...Nascondi
Amazing. This book just brought me back to my teenage years, and it was SO amazing reading my same thoughts in it that I can't help reading it while smiling. Cunny, clever, funny, and SO true. David Nicholls is able to find a piece of everybody in
..."erybody in each character, and get you involved in the story as it was your story. It happens with Starter for Ten as it happened for One Day. Two books so different but with the same soul, spirit. They are alive, like good books always are.